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And a little wisdom to get you through your day.

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I knew that if I failed I wouldn't regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.
- Jeff Bezos | Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right.
- Henry Ford | The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart | Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman | If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.​
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Fueled by passion and curiosity.

Bacon bleu burgers, spicy crab rolls, glazed donuts, pepperoni pizza, Italian hoagies, wasabi peas. We know what you’re thinking: our favorite foods have little impact on our performance, but we like to pay attention to details. And that dedication to our employees is a perfect example of how you can expect to be treated.
A talented team of outside-the-box thinkers, certified marketing professionals and downright friendly people are here to move your company forward. Led by Rip and Adam Muhlenhaupt, we interact in a unique way with our clients: we ideate together, we ask questions, we create strategies, we drive results.

Mission

We exist to advance our clients’ successes - and to positively impact everyone’s futures - by fully committing our individual talents in all the best ways we can imagine, together.

Ronald P. “Rip” Muhlenhaupt
Principal and CEO
“Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” - St. Francis of Assisi

Sharing his unique perspective and expertise gained over 40 years of building small businesses, as well as contributing to the development of larger ones, Rip thoughtfully nurtures each member of our team. Rip’s guidance helps the M+Co family achieve their “best”—not only for themselves, but for everyone around them, ultimately ensuring the success of every client.

Adam P. Muhlenhaupt
Principal and COO
“If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.” - Sheryl Sandberg

Adam brings his passion and energy to M+Co’s unique approach each and every day. From his early days observing and learning alongside his Dad to the present, his tireless work (with much blood, sweat and tears) has helped the company acquire exciting new clients and build a dream team. As the team ringleader, Adam keeps M+Co constantly ticking with curiosity and new ideas.

Ryan Draving
Senior Partner, Head of Strategy
“If you define the problem correctly, you almost have the solution.” – Steve Jobs

Ryan has overseen cross-channel marketing strategies for some of the world’s largest (Fortune 500s) and fastest growing (Inc 500s) companies in the world. With a focus on SEO, SEM, email marketing automation, and conversion optimization, Ryan has a track record of driving conversion rates up - and cost per lead down – by 2.5x to 4x more than industry averages. People say nice things about Ryan too! For example: "instrumental in more than doubling our average customer value." “Brilliant strategist.” “Only a handful of people in the world can do what Ryan does.”

Nazarena "Naz" Luzzi Castro
Creative Partner
“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right.” - Henry Ford

Nazarena started her career in graphic design and quickly ventured into the world of development, user experience and product design. With a passion for all things interactive, she constantly challenges herself and others to think beyond the typical boundaries of design. As the creative partner at M+Co, she oversees anything and everything in relation to branding, product design and web, while also working with and mentoring younger designers on her team.

➸ Inventive Spirit

We will have a creative, entrepreneurial and inventive spirit in all challenges we face. Solving problems is our bread and butter.

➸ Never Stop Exploring

We will not stop questioning and seeking improvement. Continue to advance and hone our talents and skills. Never stop exploring because explorers are never lost.

Angela Michael
Director, Marketing Strategies
“I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.” - Dr. Seuss

Angela lives in a whimsical world of literal logic. When she writes, it’s with research, passion and a desire to achieve greatness. But writing is a minuscule portion of her overly full life as she goes on regular adventures with her family, exploring the world and learning as many new things as possible.​

Todd Staples
Director, Revenue Optimization
“Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals.” - David Ogilvy

Todd is a world-class expert in data-driven marketing. His scientific approach to revenue growth and relentless focus on ROI has created multi-million dollar increases in sales and double-digit increases in conversion rate for e-commerce, SAAS, and service businesses of all sizes. Unrelated to conversion rate improvements, his determination and mental toughness earned him the title of "Grand Champion" on the 2004 TV show Fear Factor. Making use of his $50k prize winnings, Todd launched his first e-commerce business—which he grew to 7-figures, then sold for a profit. A passionate teacher and mentor, Todd enjoys bringing new ideas and perspectives to the M+Co team.

➸ Do the Homework

We will empathize with our clients and understand the growth processes we support and drive forward.

Tara M. Siri
Director, Creative Programs
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

Tara began working in the family business – yes, she’s the daughter of a Muhlenhaupt – at a very young age answering telephones, sealing envelopes and soaking in everything involved in providing unparalleled customer service. She went on to study marketing communications and so has brought valuable book-learning to her role as well. While she is primarily responsible for working alongside Rip in the development of the coolest creative programs for our clients (events conception and production, employer branding, team building and much more), with her unmatched eye for detail, we rely on Tara to guarantee optimal quality control to ensure all deliverables meet our very highest standards.​

➸ Value Driven

We are driven to provide immense value to our clients, and to each other.

Kevin O’Brien
Optimization Strategist
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.” - Henry Ford

Kevin is responsible for creating effective strategies for businesses to grow their audience. From social media advertising to content syndication, Kevin’s goal is to maximize the ROI for our clients. Bringing various experiences in both small business as well as digital agencies, he has proven himself a key piece to all successful endeavors here. Despite Kevin being the only Redskins fan in the office, we like the guy.

Veronica Llamas
Designer
“Only those who attempt the absurd, will achieve the impossible” - M.C. Escher

Veronica is an award-winning designer who dreams in balanced white spaces and thinks in key commands (who wouldn't want to Command+Z after eating a dozen donuts?). For her, design is a way of life and, as Kanye West said, “sometimes [we] get emotional over fonts”. She exercises her passion at M+Co by bringing to life innovative and creative ideas for our diverse client portfolio.

➸ Work Hard, Play Hard

We will work hard. We are all so fortunate to have the opportunities of a career and responsibility to support our loved ones.

Jayne Helfrick
Content Creator
“Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye.” - Dorothy Parker

Jayne is a lifelong writer, ceramic potter, and Philly transplant. She brings a variety of writing experience to M+Co, ranging from blog, article and content writing to poetry and short fiction. Most of her days are spent scribbling on notepads and sipping coffee, regardless of whether she’s at home or at the office.

Kelly Collins
Digital Content Manager
“To have success you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” - Reba McEntire

Kelly's career background includes media management, marketing, sales and creative writing. When not busy being a jack of all trades, Kelly enjoys spending time outdoors and always looking for the newest food trends to try. Her persistence and curiosity help her bring fresh ideas to the team at M + Co. A native of Greater Philadelphia, Kelly understands the importance of staying connected to the community through networking and volunteer initiatives. She also understands that coming to the office on a Monday morning with a smile on after the Phillies and Eagles have both lost is a true show of strength.

Meghan Longo
Administration Manager
“You Only Live Once but if you do it right, once is enough.” - Mae West

Meghan supports the leadership of the company by handling all administrative tasks. She’s also everyone's favorite person – ensuring payroll gets submitted and all credit cards get paid. You know how it is.

Jay Passarella
Videographer + Editor
“Saturate yourself with your subject and the camera will all but take you by the hand.” - Margaret Bourke-White

Jay brings a creative vision and relentless work ethic to our motion graphics products. Jay has worked for Comcast SportsNet, NFL Films, the USGA (and more) shooting and editing everything from weddings to feature-length documentaries. He was awarded a Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy for his work on the 2012 documentary "Almost Answered" which covered our very own Philadelphia 76ers unforgettable run to the 2001 NBA Finals. Most importantly, Jay wants to live in a world with Chipotle on every corner.

➸ Sharing is Caring

We will promise to share the office scooter.

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